Dr. Alex Mercandetti, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(6)
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Dr. Alex Mercandetti, MD
Dr. Alex Mercandetti, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Chula Vista, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Mercandetti is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista and Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

340 4th Ave Ste 5

Chula Vista, CA 91910

Contact Information

(619) 426-5550

Dr. Alex Mercandetti, MD

Dr. Alex Mercandetti, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Mercandetti's Experience

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Dr. Mercandetti's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
44

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mercandetti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mercandetti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mercandetti to family and friends
3.5
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Mercandetti's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Mercandetti accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Mercandetti has admitting privileges

Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista
435 H St
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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